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UT Southwestern Archives

The UT Southwestern Archives collects and preserves photographs, publications and unpublished papers which document the history of:

  • UT Southwestern and its predecessor institutions (e.g., Southwestern Medical College)
  • The University Hospitals
  • The careers of notable campus individuals
  • Parkland Hospital (UT Southwestern's long-time teaching hospital)

Over 600 photos from the Archives are available online in the "UT Southwestern Images, 1943-Present" collection. A photo chronology of UT Southwestern is also presented in the "UT Southwestern Timeline in Photos." On-campus or VPN access only Request copies of digital images through the Digital Image Request Form.

Archives materials are organized into collections based on subject matter. Each collection has a guide (also known as a finding aid) listing its content. Guides are listed below, along with the dates covered by each collection:

Collection Guides
UT Southwestern Collection
(1943 to present)
UT Southwestern News & Publications Collection
(1968 - Present)
St. Paul Hospital Collection
(1894 - 2004; later items in UT Southwestern Collection)
Zale Lipshy Hospital Collection
(1984 - 2004; later items in UT Southwestern Collection)
Parkland Hospital Collection
(1894 - present)

Guides to additional collections (in alphabetical order):

Digitized documents and photos:

Books about UT Southwestern:


Donations of items to the Archives are welcomed; contact Cameron Kainerstorfer to discuss a donation. For more information on the Archives, or to visit the Archives, contact Cameron Kainerstorfer at 214-648-7675 or—in her absence—Library Administration at 214-648-2626.

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